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McAfee AV Engine 5300 released - Improved Performance and Detection

So far, this new engine is working well on my XP SP3 PCs at work. Performance seems to also be improved, as launching programs and invoking right-mouse seems slightly faster. It is available as a standalone update from McAfee for corporate users

McAfee AV Engine 5300 released - Improved Performance and Detection
http://www.avertlabs.com/research/blog/index.php/2008/08/07/a-new-engine-to-drive-detection-fast-tha...

McAfee AV Engine 5300 - Download site
http://www.mcafee.com/apps/downloads/security_updates/engines.asp?region=us&segment=enterprise

QUOTE: McAfee Avert Labs proudly released a new version of it’s core technology late last week. The 5300 Scan Engine is the most recent major release, and boasts significant performance optimizationsin terms of scan and initialization times - in addition to a 42% improvement in memory usage. As the number and types of malware continues to grow at an ever increasing rate, Avert has worked hard to include functionality in the engine to enable better detection.
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RE: McAfee AV Engine 5300 released - Improved Performance and Detection

We are trying it now, although I thought I put this in evaluation it deployed to everyone already and seems to be in current (DOH).
I have a small HP 2510p (Which is slow anyway) and it does appear to be faster, Lotus Notes 8 is slightly faster
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